Residential Conveyancing Solicitors2022-06-24T07:50:22+00:00

Conveyancing Solicitors for Residential Property

More Than Half a Century’s Experience Specialists in Complex and High Value Cases
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Experienced Conveyancing Solicitors

Our conveyancing lawyers understand that buying or selling a home can be an intensely stressful experience, with reams of documents and legal requirements to contend with.

Whether you are looking to get a first foot on the property ladder or hoping to buy somewhere to retire, expert legal advice is essential to ensure that the transaction is completed as quickly and efficiently as possible.

At OGR Stock Denton, our experienced property lawyers are available to offer guidance through every step of the conveyancing process. Our property team is headed up by Michael Stock who is responsible for overall supervision of the team.

Our team has years of experience of the property market, both at a local level and nationwide and can advise on everything from the fixtures and fittings included in a property to any potentially awkward clauses you should be aware of.

To make an appointment to discuss any aspect of Property Law please email or phone 020 8349 0321.

Guiding you through
the Conveyancing process for Residential Property Matters

Guiding you through
the Conveyancing process for Residential Property Matters

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As a firm we believe it is important to speak plainly and avoid any of the legal jargon which can often serve to frustrate and confuse. Our solicitors are used to working to tight deadlines and will liaise closely with other parties involved in the chain to ensure that the transaction is progressed smoothly.

We are also committed to keeping clients up-to-date at every stage, advising on what is required and ensuring you are fully informed about the costs involved. We also ensure that we respond to all calls and emails promptly.

Our areas of expertise include:

OGR Stock Denton, property solicitors North London, is an accredited member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme which offers official recognition of the services we offer.

If you require further advice on our full range of residential property services, please visit our contact us page.

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Sales and purchases:

For a straight-forward case, our fixed fees range from £1,250 to £3,500 (plus VAT) and will depend on the value of the property, whether there is a mortgage involved, the complexity of the transaction and the level of experience of the solicitor dealing with your matter.

Please note that this does not include disbursements payable by you, such as official copy entries of the title register, Land Registry fee, stamp duty land tax, local authority and other search fees.

Search fees are usually in the range of between £400-£800 plus VAT and depends on the value of the property. For more information please see the land registry fee scale here.

There may be instances where our fees will exceed the above fee range, for example where the property is for investment purposes or is a new build, listed building, or if a lease extension is required.

Our residential property lawyers are here to discuss your property needs and can provide you with a detailed estimate of the costs involved including any disbursements before undertaking any work. For more information please get in touch with a member of our team today.

Most purchases attract Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). Please use this link to calculate your SDLT payable.

Re-mortgages:

Our fixed fees start from £950 plus VAT and will increase depending on the type of property, lender requirements, the complexity of the transaction and the level of experience of the solicitor dealing with your matter. whether this is a second mortgage and whether the property is tenanted.

Lease-extensions:

Our fees for a voluntary lease extension (which includes acting for your lender) are £1,750 plus VAT. For statutory lease extensions, our fees range between £2,250-£2,500 plus VAT

Transfers of equity:

Our fees range between £750-£950 plus VAT

Key stages – Purchase, Sale and Mortgage

The fee ranges detailed above cover all work in relation to the following key stages of a straightforward purchase, sale and mortgage:

  • taking your instructions and providing an overview of the transaction and process;
  • drafting or reviewing the contract/mortgage deed and (where appropriate) negotiating its terms;
  • undertaking due diligence (which is a review of title, ordering appropriate property searches, raising appropriate enquiries and reviewing responses) or responding to the purchaser’s and/or lender’s enquires about the property;
  • exchanging contract and completing;
  • submitting stamp duty land tax returns; and
  • registration of the transaction at the land registry.

Transaction timescales

Timescales usually will depend on a number of factors which are specific to the transaction. Exchange of contracts is likely to take between six and eight weeks – subject to searches, complications, defects and title, mortgage lenders etc. The completion date is as agreed between both parties. There may be other factors which may affect the timetable. We will keep you updated at each stage of the transaction and we can discuss important dates and set realistic timeframes.

[Please note all VAT is charged at the prevailing rate of 20%]

Testimonials

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“I was extremely happy with the advice provided by Michael Stock and Winston Kan of OGR Stock Denton LLP. They were very responsive and provided a very professional service”

“We recently completed on our house move and could not have had a more positive experience with Tom from OHR Stock Denton (despite the highly infuriating and to put it lightly unreliable efforts from our buyers solicitors). Tom could not come more highly recommended by us.

We had decided to use OGR Stock Denton after reading positive reviews online after gaining a few quotes from different types of solicitor firm. We are really happy we went with them.

Tom was always contactable and extremely knowledgeable. There was no issue too big or too small for him to help us with and I really felt like he was there for us at every turn and honestly had our best interests. Unlike other firms, we knew exactly who was acting on our behalf and he went about thinks swiftly, with pace but throughly. Tom was friendly and gave us great advise on how to proceed when things got tricky. He seemed to genuinely care and that is rare.

Their prices are extremely reasonable considering the amount of work which went into our sale, from repeatedly chasing the rest of the chain to making sure all documents were in order, Tom was worth every single penny. The quoted amount matched what we ended up paying and the service was great value for money.”

“The property law team at OGR provide an excellent service. Headed up by Michael Stock, the client communication is very, very good … quick responses to all emails and plenty of availability at all times. It makes a difference to have solicitors who are very responsive. This team comes highly recommended”

“ I would like to compliment my solicitor Ben Menachem who has dealt in an exemplary fashion with a uniquely challenging 10 days in the wake of a completion date for the sale of a commercial property in Islington North London.

After a routine exchange of contracts when it came to the purported day of completion I and my fellow beneficiaries of sale were left holding our hands out in perplexity as to why the buyers were offering excuses. What was going on? Was a key person in their banking negotiations unable to proceed possibly because of Covid 19? There were wheels within wheels of which we had no knowledge.

Suffice it to say that Mr Menachem was able to reassure me, counselling patience rather than opting for a punitive legal remedy which would have involved the sellers in steep and unnecessary legal costs. Patience won out, which proves that the law can proceed, albeit a little bumpily, even in a time of Coronavirus.”

“ We completed our home move in June, beating the Stamp Duty deadline by 4 days, and were extremely satisfied with the way the whole selling and buying process was handled by Robert Rosenberg. He was super efficient and communicated with us constantly throughout the process. We highly recommend him. and OHR Stock Denton, to anyone looking for a painless and stress-free experience. ”

“Winston Kan & Michael Stock of OGR Stock Denton LLP have been a great support throughout the process and Winston has demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism and genuine care throughout this difficult process. I highly recommend these lawyers, they are very attentive and honourable.”

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What Our Clients Say

“ We completed our home move in June, beating the Stamp Duty deadline by 4 days, and were extremely satisfied with the way the whole selling and buying process was handled by Robert Rosenberg. He was super efficient and communicated with us constantly throughout the process. We highly recommend him. and OHR Stock Denton, to anyone looking for a painless and stress-free experience. ” – Colin

“I owe you a great debt of gratitude for the kind, helpful, empathic way you dealt with me and went about your business at a time in my life when I was suffering huge emotional pain. I did not really understand what was happening to me but you did, and your advice was invaluable”. – Stephen Wiser

“Winston Kan & Michael Stock of OGR Stock Denton LLP have been a great support throughout the process and Winston has demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism and genuine care throughout this difficult process. I highly recommend these lawyers, they are very attentive and honourable.” – Aziza

“I must thank you Ian, and Stephen, for your professionalism though the complex and protracted negotiations and for the support, understanding and patience you have shown me personally throughout.” – Malcolm

“A big thank you to Susan Bernstein for her help and support during my redundancy process, you made the legal part stress free and easy to follow. I fully trust your work and will recommend your services in the future.” – Meital

“I called you with a difficult situation and within 30 minutes you had addressed the main issue and very clinically identified what needed to be done. Your attention to detail and your work approach are of such a high standard that i have no doubt whatsoever that any client you deal with will only have good things to say. You are a true ambassador to your firm and your profession, with the care you show and advice you give. I would like to thank you again for the wonderful job you did at such short notice and i have no hesitation in using your services again and recommending your firm.” – Meir

“I would like to say a huge thank you to Winston Kan of OGR Stock Denton LLP for the outstanding work he did on my car accident case. He supported me and my family through the long and exhausting process. There were times when I was ready to give up but he patiently and supportively guided me all the way. All the best wishes from me and my family.” – Hana

“All round brilliant team at OGR. After being badly let down by another solicitor, Priti Shah sorted our parents’ probates quickly and efficiently. She is very knowledgeable and on the ball and structured things in such a way she saved us lots of money. We also had conveyancing done by Ben Menaham which was smooth and hassle free and overseen by Michael Stock. Thank you.” – Monica

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